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Giant Dinosaur Balloon Action in ChicagoTargets Boise's Destructive Loggin

GIANT DINOSAUR HOT AIR BALLOON TOWERS OVER CHICAGO

Rainforest Action Network Asks Illinois to Stop Purchasing From Timber Industry Dinosaur Boise Cascade
WHAT: Rainforest Action Network Inflates 12-story Dinosaur Hot Air Balloon To Stop Destructive Logging Practices
Rainforest Action Network (RAN) and demonstrators float giant hot air balloon shaped like dinosaur over Chicago to convince the State of Illinois to stop purchasing from Boise Cascade. Boise Office Products is headquartered in Itasca, IL. Boise distributes products made from endangered, old growth forests around the world and actively logs U.S. public lands, despite overwhelming public support for wilderness and old growth protection. To view George the Dinosaur, named for Boise CEO George Harad, visit www.ran.org.

WHEN: Thursday, July 27, 2002
7:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m.

WHERE: Corner of W. Harrison and S. Halsted

WHO: George the Dinosaur, RAN; public and press invited.

For more information or to schedule an interview, contact Sara Brown Riggs, Rainforest Action Network, cell: (415) 572-8466
 
 

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